Fakenham and Wells Crime

Yesterday, 16:58
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Drone pilot Sergeant Danny Leach said he was “ecsatic” when he found a missing man stuck in marshes.

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) is poised to decide whether to press forward with a possible takeover of the management of the county’s fire and rescue service.

Lorne Green

Community spirit has restored faith to a group of pupils after their school garden was trashed by vandals

Neatherd High School

Police are asking for help to identify a woman following the theft of a Yankee Candle in Dereham.

Vandals have left pupils at a Dereham high school “disappointed and heartbroken”.

Neatherd High School

A man who stole cigarettes and toiletries from Asda in Swaffham has been jailed for 60 days.

A visually impaired man from Dereham has spoken out about the horror of his guide dog being attacked by another dog.

Hilary Bushell

Drink and drug drivers will be targeted by police over the course of the next month as part of a summer campaign in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Lorne Green

A man has been arrested after he was found by police slumped over the steering wheel of his car, at nearly twice the legal alcohol limit.

Two men have been arrested and cigarettes and razor blades seized after a break in at a Swaffham supermarket.

A police officer has taken to social media to describe how he has been spat on during two consecutive night shifts.

Jon Parker

Police have released CCTV images of a woman after a number of beauty products were stolen .

It is a crime that so many people fall victim to, including one man in his 80s who lost more than £85,000 as a result of it. However, it is also one so few are willing to talk about.

West Norfolk

Hundreds of women in Norfolk at risk of domestic violence were given details of their partner’s abusive history last year.

A purse was stolen in Dereham over the Bank Holiday weekend.


The group behind ambitious plans to bring the railway back to Fakenham refused to be deterred after being targeted by vandals for the second time in less than a year.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Police in Norfolk stopped and searched fewer than half the number of people in 2017 compared to the number stopped under the same powers in 2016.

Norfolk police

More than 40 teams from across the county will be taking to the roads today to highlight the ways the public can come together to tackle speeding.

Lorne Green

The parents of Alexander Palmer, a former soldier who stabbed a pensioner to death in East Harling, have said they warned mental health workers he was collecting knives.

Alexander Palmer

More burglaries are being reported to Norfolk police with 4,000 last year.

Norfolk police

Two men questioned over the rape of a teenager in Cromer will not be charged due to “insufficient evidence”, police have said.

A pair of suspected scrap metal thieves have been arrested after apparently plying their trade in north Norfolk.

The town of Fakenham usually has an average of around five reported thefts per month but this week that number was almost reached in a single night.


Police have released CCTV images of two people they wish to speak to in relation to a burglary in a Norfolk seaside town.

Jon Parker

The owner of a post office has thanked the community for their support after his shop was targeted by ram raiders.


A community has rallied together to show its support after the town’s post office was ram raided in the early hours of the morning.


Three motorcycles have been stolen from a property in Fakenham and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Dramatic footage has emerged following the moments after a post office was ram raided in Reepham.

Police are currently on scene at a mid-Norfolk town after thieves are believed to have stolen a cash point.

Post Office

Police have released CCTV images of two people after a large number of cosmetics were stolen from a shop in a Norfolk market town.

Norfolk police

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